Employers, lets talk money, because money talks!

Employers, lets talk money, because money talks!

In the second of our two-part series on ‘Money and women in the workplace’, Gender Pay expert, Michelle Gyimah, is advising employers about their role in complying with the new gender pay gap reporting requirements. As of 6th April 2017, all private sector and...
5 ways line managers encourage maternity returners to leave

5 ways line managers encourage maternity returners to leave

Did you know that there was a direct correlation between the relationship of a maternity returner and the rates at which they leave or stay? From my experience of talking to mums and working with clients, I’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to...
What if we prefer our maternity cover replacement?

What if we prefer our maternity cover replacement?

Maternity cover and maternity returners. What do you do when you prefer your maternity cover replacement to your existing employee? Well, the law says that you have to give them their old job back. The maternity cover is simply that. Cover. But since hiring your...
Why Employers Should Embrace Maternity Returners

Why Employers Should Embrace Maternity Returners

Every year over 60,000 women lose their jobs due to pregnancy discrimination. This has huge financial and emotional implications, not only for women but also for UK businesses. The stereotype of maternity leave being an expensive and inconvenient employment right is...
How to Develop a Reusable Maternity Cover Plan

How to Develop a Reusable Maternity Cover Plan

Having a maternity cover plan in place makes good business sense for all employers as it will help you to organise and plan a process for recruiting maternity cover. Get it right and it will save valuable time – both now and in the future. Once you’ve written a...